Kelly+Partners History

Learn more about our story, the steps we’ve taken, and the milestones we’ve achieved here at Kelly+Partners. We’re proud of our history, which helped us become the industry-leading global accounting firm we are today.

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2006

North Sydney Established

Kelly+Partners North Sydney becomes the very first Kelly+Partners office. Established with only a team of six, North Sydney now consists of more than 50 professionals who have been serving clients for nearly two decades.

Central Coast Established

Kelly+Partners North Sydney becomes the very first Kelly+Partners office. Established with only a team of six, North Sydney now consists of more than 50 professionals who have been serving clients for nearly two decades.

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RANKED 83 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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2007

Western Sydney Established

Kelly+Partners Western Sydney is established in the heart of Penrith CBD, servicing local business owners and their families in the Western Sydney region.

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RANKED 69 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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2008

Kelly+Partners Financial Advice System Developed

More than simply helping you stay on top of your tax and compliance, we partner with you to protect, grow and master every aspect of your financial universe. With our unique and proprietary Financial Advice System, we help you to bring structure, organization and efficient planning to your finances.

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RANKED 63 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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RANKED 50 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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2011

South West Sydney Established

Kelly+Partners South West Sydney opens in Macarthur Square, Cambelltown. It has been its region's leading accounting firm for Macarthur businesses for over a decade.

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RANKED 41 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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Norwest Established

Kelly+Partners Norwest opens as a greenfield office in one of the fastest-growing business districts in Sydney.

Wollongong Established

Kelly+Partners Wollongong opens following the acquisition of Bartlett & Cachia. Today, it's one of the fastest-growing local accounting firms in Wollongong.

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RANKED 38 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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2013

Central Tablelands Established

Kelly+Partners Central Tablelands sets up shop in Bathurst as a local firm serving local business owners and their families.

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RANKED 38 IN BRW TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS

Southern-Highlands

2014

Southern Highlands Established

Kelly+Partners Southern Highlands is established in the heart of Bowral, providing services to local clients and businesses.

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2015

Northern Beaches Established

Located in Brookvale, Kelly+Partners Northern Beaches opens to service local businesses. It has since expanded its business three times over the past five years.

Oran Park Established

Located in the Oran Park Podium, Kelly+Partners Oran Park opens in one of Sydney's fastest-growing suburbs and benchmarks for development.

Hong Kong Established

Kelly+Partners opens an office in Hong Kong, offering a larger base of outsourced expertise and services available to clients (specifically in outsourced accounts, payroll services, bookkeeping, and corporate secretarial services).

Launched the Kelly+Partners Grow Program
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2016

Launched Kelly+Partners Private Wealth
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2017

Sydney CBD Established

Kelly+Partners Sydney CBD is established in the MLC Building after acquiring BMF.

KPG ASX Listing

Kelly+Partners Group Holdings Limited (ASX: KPG) is listed on the ASX on June 21, 2017. It's a historic day and is commemorated by our group of partners and the entire Kelly+Partners team.

Kelly+Partners Minis Launched

A fleet of 23 Mini Coopers launches across Sydney and Greater Sydney offices. Today, you can spot their signature blue and white plus signs on the roof all across Sydney.

Launched Kelly+Partners Finance
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2018

Inner West Established

Our Inner West office opens to service local business owners in the Rozelle area.

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RANKED 1ST IN AFR’S TOP 10 <$50M FEMALE REVENUE

Kelly+Partners Investment Office Opened

Kelly+Partners Investment Office (KPIO) is formed as a collective investment vehicle of the Partners in Kelly Partners Group Holdings Limited (ASX:KPG) operating businesses and, by invitation, a small number of clients of the KPG businesses and others.

KELLY+PARTNERS BRAND PARTNERSHIP WITH NOMA BAR.

Noma Bar is a graphic designer, illustrator and artist based in London. Bar had created visual representations for Kelly+Partners Manifesto, and is now used as the ongoing representation of the company’s recognizable brand.

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2019

Melbourne CBD Established

Our marquee office in Melbourne CBD opens! It’s an exciting development for Kelly+Partners and represents a major step forward in our mission to expand our service offering beyond Sydney's borders.

Blue Mountains Established

We launch our first office in the Blue Mountains region with the merger of our Blue Mountains & Central Tablelands offices.

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RANKED 24TH IN THE AFR'S TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS.

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RANKED 23RD IN THE AFR'S TOP 100 ACCOUNTING FIRMS.
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2021

Pittwater Office Opens

A new office opens. Conveniently located in the heart of Avalon, just steps away from Avalon Beach. Our accountants work across the Pittwater peninsula.

Newcastle West Office Opens

We open our first Hunter Region Office in Newcastle West, previously owned and operated by Shane Roxby.

KELLY+PARTNERS BECOMES B CORP CERTIFIED

Kelly+Partners has officially become a part of the global B Corp movement which harnesses the power of our business growth to create a positive change. B Corp recognises our mission to help the people, businesses and communities we serve, be better off.

KELLY+PARTNERS IS GREAT PLACE TO WORK™ CERTIFIED for 2021

Great Place to Work® is a national recognition program based on a rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback. The Great Place to Work® organisation conducts one of the largest employee surveys in the world across 58 countries.

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2022

Canberra Office

The new office at Kingston, Canberra, is a symbol of growth and success for the company. It provides a modern, professional space to conduct business in an efficient manner that meets the needs of our clients. The renovated building also features top-of-the-line technology, custom furniture, and amenities that set us apart from other businesses in the area.

Bendigo Office Opens

MGR Accountants joins Kelly+Partners to form Kelly+Partners Bendigo, which offers a complete range of services backed by the best national resources and expertise.

Hunter Region Established

In July 2022, Addison Partners joins Kelly+Partners to become one of the largest accounting and financial services firms in the Hunter Region. With four offices in Dungog, Singleton, Gloucester, and Taylors Beach, the new partnership represents a great step forward for both firms.

Leeton Office Opens

In July 2022, Addison Partners joins Kelly+Partners to become one of the largest accounting and financial services firms in the Hunter Region. With four offices in Dungog, Singleton, Gloucester, and Taylors Beach, the new partnership represents a great step forward for both firms.

Palm Beach Established

Crowley Calvert & Holmes joins Kelly+Partners in September 2022 to form Kelly+Partners Palm Beach, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the firm. Having served clients for over 25 years, their expertise lies in helping local residents and business owners in the Gold Coast.

Maitland Established

In October 2022, Anova Accounting joins forces with Kelly+Partners to become Kelly+Partners Maitland. With their combined expertise, Kelly+Partners Maitland offers a comprehensive suite of services, including tax planning and compliance services.

KELLY+PARTNERS IS GREAT PLACE TO WORK™ CERTIFIED for 2022

Great Place to Work® is a national recognition program based on a rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback. The Great Place to Work® organisation conducts one of the largest employee surveys in the world across 58 countries.

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2023

Brisbane CBD Established

Velocity Accountants and Meritous Accounting joins forces with Kelly+Partners to form Kelly+Partners Brisbane. This new merger brings together an experienced and professional accounting team with a renowned wealth of knowledge in the field. Together, we provide tailored expert advice to our clients that is both sensitive and thorough.

Malibu, CA Established

Kelly+Partners Accountants Malibu leads the way for the expansion of Kelly+Partners in the United States. This office will pave the way for further development and growth into what Kelly+Partners Australia is today. Located in Malibu, California, this office provides excellent services for local and surrounding businesses.

Balboa Island (Newport Beach), CA Established

Kelly+Partners Accountants Balboa Island, another new United States office, opens. This office is one of many more to come in 2023.

Kelly+Partners expand to Mumbai, India

Kelly+Partners Accountants Mumbai is expanding the reach of Kelly+Partners into India. This office will provide an opportunity for world class team members in and around Mumbai to benefit from the expertise and experience of a trusted global firm. With extensive knowledge in advising business owners on tax, financial planning, restructuring, compliance and more, Kelly+Partners Accountants Mumbai will offer a comprehensive range of services.

Griffith

Kelly+Partners Griffith, once Pinnacle HPC Located in Griffith, are the primary accounting firm in the Griffith, Riverina region. Managed by 10 partners with extensive knowledge in advising business owners on tax, financial planning, restructuring, compliance and more.

Bundall

Located in the heart of The Gold Coast, Kelly+Partners Bundall has been operating for over 40 years. TheBundall team of accountants has helped local residents and business owners in the Gold Coast region take control of their entire financial universe.

Kelly+Partners becomes "Great Place to Work™" certified

Great Place to Work® is a national recognition program based on a rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback. The Great Place to Work® organisation conducts one of the largest employee surveys in the world across 58 countries.

Take control of your financial universe

Achieve your personal and business goals by turning to Kelly+Partners Accountants today.

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